A Swiss silver-gilt, enamel and agate minute repeating eight day travel timepiece
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A Swiss silver-gilt, enamel and agate minute repeating eight day travel timepiece

MATHEY-TISSOT, NO.12581/7372. CIRCA 1920

Details
A Swiss silver-gilt, enamel and agate minute repeating eight day travel timepiece
Mathey-Tissot, No.12581/7372. Circa 1920
The rectangular case decorated with panels of yellow guilloché enamel within black enamel borders to front, sides and top, with engine-turned silver rear door, stone-set repeat button to top, on tiger's eye agate plinth, the oval ivorine Arabic dial with black and white enamel arrow-head hands, the single barrel movement with cut bimetallic lever balance, jewelled to the third, repeating on two gongs via two hammers, the back plate numbered 7572 and the inside rear door stamped for MATHEY-TISSOT & CO./SWITZERLAND and numbered 12581; with original silk-lined red leather front-opening travelling case
3½ in. (8.6 cm.) high
Provenance
Christie's London, Clocks & Watches, 5 April 1995, lot 5.
Special notice

VAT rate of 17.5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.
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